Category: Guides

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Remote desktop how to set it up. Complete Guide

Ever wanted to log onto your computer from anywhere in the world? In this post I explain what you need and how to set this up. We will do this in the most secure way possible. I will try to explain every step as clearly as possible, if something is not clear feel free to leave a comment. Before we start we need to check the version of Windows you are using, Remote Desktop only

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The directory name is invalid” after fall creators update on Synology

After upgrading to the Newest fall creaters update I’ve had several users who were using a synology NAS who were unable to open any file from their shared folders. After searching online for this issue I found the solution on the synology forums. The easiest way to fix this issue is to update your synology NAS to the newest version this fixes the issue with the Directory name is invalid. The newest version can be

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Office 2016 Installation Without Outlook. HOWTO

Do a Custom Office 2016 Installation With the Office Deployment Tools. This is sometimes necessary when you want to for example keep your old outlook version active. If you use the default installer of office 2016 it will make it so your old version won’t work, most of the time I need this is when the customer is still using Exchange 2007 which won’t work with the newest office version. Downloading the Office Deployment Tools.

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Windows 10 randomly Freezes when installing an update.

Windows 10 Randomly Freezes. I’ve seen this problem on more than one windows 10 installation. When windows tries to install an update it completely locks up, forcing you to forcefully restart the computer. I will show you how to resolve this problem. download the Windows 10 update assistant from Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12387/windows-10-update-history  This tool will manually upgrade you to the newest version of windows 10. It migrates all your programs and files, so don’t worry about

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Windows 10 Start menu not working.

Is your start menu not working in Windows 10? I’ve seen this problem pop up a couple of times. This problem mostly occurs on one account. The fix is fairly easy the problem seems to be related to the Windows 10 apps.  If this issue occurs on more than one account I suggest you first run SFC/scannow which repairs and restores corrupt Windows system files. We can repair the apps with the following PowerShell Command:

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Controlcenter 3 opens up with an empty blank screen.

  Empty blank screen problem in ControlCenter3 solved. I ran into this problem on Windows 10, The customer called that they were not able to scan. This problem is due to an update from Adobe Flash Player, Since the modern view uses Flash. This can be easily solved by switching to the Classic view. Brother released a tool which does exactly that. Which can be found here: http://support.brother.com/g/b/agreement.aspx?dlid=dlf102358_000&flang=4 After running the tool ControlCenter3 Should open,

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Dell Vostro 3550 Black screen after Windows 10 Upgrade.

  Laptop with black screen after Windows 10 upgrade? This laptop came in a few weeks back after the user upgraded to windows 10. The only thing the laptop did was show a black screen after the Windows 10 Upgrade. When forcing the laptop to shut down and boot up again, the Bios would show the Dell logo. When connecting the laptop to a secondary monitor there would be signal and you could work fine

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Dell Inspiron 3000 Series Freezes.

Slow Wi-Fi, and Complete system lock ups? We had a Dell Inspiron 300 Series that kept crashing. After a certain amount of time the screen would completely lock up, and the only way to fix this was to shut down the laptop with the power button. When started in Safe boot the system would not freeze up so it seemed like possible software problem. But after some trial and error the problem seemed to be

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Autocomplete not working in Outlook 2003.

After upgrading to Windows 10 Autocomplete is not working in Outlook 2003. Note: Office 2003 is not supported in Windows 10. It is highly recommend you upgrade to a newer version. There is a fix to this problem. But I still highly recommend you upgrade your office suite to the latest version! Fix: First of all open up Outlook 2003. Go to Tools > Options. Now select the Mail format tab. Here you need to uncheck “Use Microsoft Office Word 2003 to edit

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Not Getting signal with a new graphic card on Windows 8/10

  Not getting Signal, Turn of Secure Boot! In Windows 8 Secure boot is enabled by default on verified Windows 8 Computers. If you install a Graphics card that is not compatible with UEFI the system will not boot. If we want to be able to use the Graphic card we must disable Secure Boot. Step 1: Power of the computer and take out the Graphics card. Then reconnect the monitor through the old Graphics card

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